West Michigan Hosts a Myriad of Easter Fun Each Spring

Springtime means Easter, and there are lots of Easter events in Ludington, Scottville, Manistee, Pentwater, and the surrounding areas that give kids a chance to celebrate!

Non-profit organizations and businesses provide children with fun, wholesome, indoor and outdoor Easter activities to help beat the blahs of the winter to spring transition. From visits with the Easter bunny to an egg scramble on roller skates, there's lots of fun activities for kids of all ages!

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Below are Easter events that generally occur:

Fountain & Free Soil

Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt & Bonnet Contest - Circle Rocking S Children's Farm. Held in the barn; rain, shine, or snow. Reservations required by calling (231) 462-3732.

Ludington & Scottville

Easter Blessing of the Children & Egg Hunt - Our Savior Lutheran Church- 765 US 10, Scottville. Easter service to include a blessing of the children with an egg hunt to follow.

Ludington Area Jaycees Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Peter Copeyon Park on South Washington Avenue in Ludington. Approximately 6,000 total eggs stuffed with candy, toys, etc. are out in a simultaneous hunt between these age groups: 4 and Under, 5-8, and 9-13. Two lucky kids in each age group will find a "golden ticket" which they'll turn in for a special prize! Please bring bags and plan to return emptied eggs to the Jaycees after the hunt.

Easter Eggstravaganza - St. John's Lutheran Church- 209 N. Rowe in Ludington. The event includes a FREE Egg hunt, candy, snacks, bubble pool, and music.

Easter Bunny Visit - Creative Studios- 102 E. Filer St. in Ludington. Kids can visit with the Easter Bunny, have pictures taken, and receive easter eggs and treats at this free event. Photos will be available to see and purchase online at the Creative Studio Facebook page.



Easter Egg Scramble - Johnny's Skate Center, 2276 US 10 in Custer. Free admission, Prizes, 50/50 raffle, juice & cookies, pictures with the Easter Bunny, scramble, and more. Two age groups: 5 years & under and 6-10 years old.

Easter Egg Hunt - Custer VFW Gold Bar Post #5096- 2022 State St. in Custer. Free and open to children age 1-12. Crafts and snacks will also be provided.

Oceana County

Shelby Area Chamber's Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Shelby Soccer Fields. The hunt will occur in age groups of 0-3, 4-7, and 8-10. Kids can also meet the Easter Bunny, win prizes, and enjoy refreshments.

Community Easter Egg Hunt - Trinity Lutheran Church- 5631 W. Stony Lake Dr. in New Era. Activities and free walking taco lunch in the fellowship hall at noon, followed by the Easter Egg Hunt at 1pm.

Annual Easter on the Green on the Village Green20 - 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater. Sponsored by The Antler Bar and the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce. Meet the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet parade and contest, musical chairs, face painting, and games.

Hart Easter Egg Hunt - Oceana County Fairgrounds, Hart.

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Manistee Area

Easter Egg Hunt - Norman Township Community Center Park- 1273 Seaman Rd. in Wellston.

Easter Egg Hunt - Blaine Christian Church- 7018 Putney Rd. in Arcadia. Kids age 11 years old and their families are invited to attend the free event. Children will hunt for candy-filled eggs and enjoy a story time and snacks.

Easter Egg Hunt - Pleasant Valley Community Center- 3586 Glovers Lake Rd. in Arcadia.

Easter Egg Hunt - Manistee United Methodist Church- 387 First St. Hunt is followed by games, snacks and iPod giveaway during 11am service.

Manistee Jaycees Easter Hunt at Jefferson Elementary School- 550 Maple St. in Manistee. Children 12 and under are welcome to the hunt and to visit with the Easter Bunny. Kids are asked to bring a basket for their eggs and be prepared for muddy conditions.

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More Springtime to Enjoy...


For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.

Last Updated: 01-19-2019 03:42 PM ID: 1544